Expecting your Dubai villa rent to rise? What 2015 index says

The first Dubai rent index update of 2015 saw apartment rents going up by 6 to 25 per cent across various freehold communities, but that?s not the case with the villa segment.Lease rates have remained stable across freehold villa communities, a comparison of 2015?s first rent index update against 2014?s last index figures reveals.

Rents in the Springs community has seen no rental increase with rents for two-, three- and four-bed dwellings remaining at Dh120,000 to Dh135,000 per annum pa; Dh180,000 to Dh200,000 and Dh200,000 to Dh250,000 pa, respectively.The index reveals no rental rise in the Meadows as well. Three-bedroom villas still lease between Dh220,000 and Dh250,000 pa, while four-bed units are renting for Dh250,000 to Dh300,000 pa.